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Rosary Dads

Wisdom and inspiration from some awesome Rosary Dads who are doing their best to pass on the faith to their children...

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The Third Joyful Mystery: Joseph at the Birth of Jesus

I would like to invite you to reflect with me on the role played by Joseph as a father...

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Rosary Dads

Wisdom and inspiration from a husband and father seeking to pass on the faith to his children and strengthen his family.

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Saint Joseph Teaches Us to Be Receptive to Grace

Saint Joseph, the beloved foster father and protector of Mary and Jesus...

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We are (in) the Hidden Years: Joseph, the Daily Cross, and Sainthood

The gift of St. Joseph's witness lies hidden in his unheralded habits of love.

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The Annunciation of Saint Joseph

Enjoy this reflection from the president of Holy Cross Family Ministries, Father Willy Raymond, C.S.C.

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St. Joseph: A Saint Worth Celebrating

Why is Saint Joseph a fitting guide for us as we seek to discover (or rediscover) the Rosary?

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St. Joseph Teaches Us to Think, Trust, and Act

Have you ever felt abandoned and betrayed by someone you thought you knew?

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13 Simple Ways to Foster Devotion to Saint Joseph

Any time is a good time to foster devotion to Saint Joseph...

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Who Is Joseph?

What more could possibly be said about Joseph...

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Why Do We Call Mary Star of the Sea?

“What is Spring? ... Growth in everything,” Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins famously wrote. May is springtime...

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5 Ways To Honor Mary in May

As the Mother of Jesus, we invite you and your family to celebrate the month of May.

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Ash Wednesday Message

Father Willy Raymond C.S.C. delivers an inspiring opening reflection to help you begin your Lenten journey with grit.

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At The Foot of The Cross: Lenten Family Journey Introduction

Father James Phalan C.S.C., National Director of Family Rosary introduces the Lenten family program of 2021

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Why is Lent 40 Days?

A Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent...

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Father Patrick Peyton C.S.C. and The Cross

Father David S. Marcham reflects on the Cross and how Father Patrick Peyton C.S.C. serves as an inspiring example...

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Father Leo Polselli C.S.C. opens up about the blessings and graces that the sacrament of reconciliation can bring to us during our Lenten journeys.

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Living Lent as a Young Family

Listen to Catholic Momcast, special guest is Alex Dee, digital content creator and manager here at Family Rosary with Holy Cross Family Ministries.

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Transform Your Family This Lent

Each year, the Church gives us the Lenten season to help us reorient our lives toward God.

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5 Last-Minute Lenten Practices

There are several quick things that can be incorporated last-minute as a Lenten practice...

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Lent Tree

What is a Lent Tree?

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Lent


Meatless Enchiladas

As you and your family journey through Lent, we offer a few recipes to help you abstain from meat. May the sacrifice of meatless meals, guide your family to grow in holiness together.

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First Sunday of Advent Wreath

Special Message from Father Willy, President of Holy Cross Family Ministries

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The History of the Advent Wreath

Lighting an Advent wreath is a traditional way to prepare for Christmas.

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How To Make An Advent Wreath

Step by Step...

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Advent and Why It Matters

How To Experience More Joy This Advent

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Being Steeped In Advent

In this time of economic uncertainty, it is hard to feel the lightness of the season.

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Sweat Out The Chaos Of The Season

Life is short...

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A Novena Of Prayer For Families

A novena is a devotion traditionally prayed over a period of nine days.

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The First Joyful Mystery

The Annunciation

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The Second Joyful Mystery

The Visitation

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The Fourth Joyful Mystery

The Presentation in the Temple

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The Third Joyful Mystery

The Birth of Our Lord

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The Fifth Joyful Mystery

The Finding of Child Jesus in the Temple

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Family Theater Classic Radio Series

Christmas Program

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The Power of One Yes

The Power of One Yes a Performance of Oh Come Oh Come Emmanuel

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10 Rosary Tips For Rosary Strugglers

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying!

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Discover The Rosary With St. John Paul II

Saint John Paul II, Our Mentor in the School of Mary

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What is the Rosary?

For some it is merely a collection of beads on a string but for others it is an enduring devotional prayer for Catholic Christians.

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St. Bernadette, Our Lady, and the Rosary.

Fr. Jim Phalan, CSC, returns to the podcast with Danielle Bean.

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Family Night At Our Museum of Family Prayer

Join us at the Museum of Family Prayer to discover the Rosary and the School of Mary!

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If You Want Peace In Your Life Pray The Rosary

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

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5 Tips For Reluctant The Rosary Prayer

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

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50 Beads for Our Mothers

Guide to host a Mother’s Day Rosary during the pandemic

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Three Simple Ways to Honor Mary

Celebrating our spiritual Mother!

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Blessing Your Children

The power behind a little holy water and some prayer.

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Planting a Mary Garden

Honor Our Mother in this unique way!

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A Novena Celebrating Venerable Patrick Peyton

Join us for nine days of prayer for family unity!

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Tips for Building a Mom Community

Find a supportive female group of friends!

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13 Tips for Your Marriage

Here are some helpful insights to having a successful, healthy, faith-filled marriage!

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Become a Mary-Like Conversationalist

Bring out the best in others by learning to converse like Mary!

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Make Your Family's Faith Alive this Summer

Four ways to bring your family closer to God!

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5 Ways to Help Your Children Discern Their Personal Vocation

Help your children say, "yes" to God's call!

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5 Lessons from Faith on the Field

Sports can teach our families a thing or two!

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How to be Happy for Other People

Four ways to combat that little green monster we better know as envy.

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Take Up A Cross

Honor God by taking up your cross.

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6 Tips for Living Sunday Differently

God invites us to keep Sunday holy and with His grace, anything is possible!

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5 Last-Minute Lenten Practices

Still figuring out what you're going to do for Lent? We've got you.

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5 Ways to Cultivate Patience

The season of Lent is in essence a waiting period. Here are some ideas to make the most of it!

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Child for First Reconciliation

Teach your children the importance of this beautiful sacrament.

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Budget-Friendly Date Nights for Catholic Couples

Whether for Valentine's Day or throughout the year, here are some ideas to make room for intentional time together!

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Grief

Advice on how to lean into your faith and seek strength when grief clouds your heart.

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12 Days of Christmas

It's a busy time of year for everyone, but it's important we carry the spirit of Christmas with us throughout the year.

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Christmas Fun in 5 Minutes

Catholic Central brings you festive activities you can do with your family and friends over the holiday season to laugh, bond and have a blast!

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Advent Resources

We're here to support your family's Advent journey!

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Seven Ways to Observe Advent with Children

Add a more reflective or penitential note to your family’s Advent observance!

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Called to be a Saint

An excerpt from Pope Francis’s Encyclical, "On the Call to Holiness in Today’s World.”

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Fall: The Significance to Catholics

The celebrations of fall.

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The Extra Rosary Bead

An uplifting story of a mother and her special devotion to making Rosaries.

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Rosary Inspirations

A conversation about the Rosary at work from Catholic Momcast!

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13 Ways a Busy Mom Can Pray the Rosary

Who has time for a long, Rosary prayer anyway?

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Children Learn the Rosary Activity

An activity to help you pray!

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Praying with Movies and TV

If you're struggling to make family prayer time a little more interesting, you might try integrating this type of prayer!

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Back to School Resolutions

Helpful tips for making the transition back to school.

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3 Things We Can Learn from Our Lady of Sorrows

We can learn a few very important lessons from Our Holy Mother.

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5 Ways to Help Your Children Reclaim Wonder

A few ideas to keep young hearts inspired.

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Sharing Your Walk with Jesus on Social Media

Navigating the complicated world of social media and evangelization.

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Make Time for Prayer

Twelve ways to squeeze more prayer time in your day!

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Do We Live Like We're Forgiven?

Bring forgiveness into our daily lives.

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Mary

Act out this script from Catholic Central and learn about Our Mother!

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Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Understanding the history of this feast day!

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Navigating Prayer Time as Children Grow

Exploring the creative ways of keeping prayer in our children's lives.

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Leading Them to a New Normal

Helping others through despair.

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Summer Delights

How to live virtuously this summer.

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Dads Are Important

A little appreciation for our fathers.

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A Fruitful and Faith-Filled Summer

Five ideas to enhance these summer months!

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Embracing Pentecost

The Continued Celebration.

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Call to Holiness

Cut through the noise and find true happiness.

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The Cycle of Motherhood

Embracing the Glorious Mysteries in Parenthood.

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P.R.A.I.S.E

Transform your family into a peaceful and faith-filled example of God's love.

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Letting Go and Letting God

Becoming a living testimonial of handing it over to God.

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The Passion of Our Lord

Fruitful meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries for your Holy Week.

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Charity and Love

Christ only wants our love.

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Embody Mercy

What it really means to be merciful.

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This Lent, Try Being Flexible

When obsessing with your Lenten promises takes over.

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Catholic Central: Reconciliation

The powerful but often misunderstood sacrament that enables us to mend our relationship with God and heal.

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Take It Up

Seven Ideas for a Lenten Challenge

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We Are Dust; We Are Timeless

When Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday meet.

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Just Friends

When Affection & Action become Step-Stools to Heaven

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The Next 40 Days

Making the Most This Year's of Lent.

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Traveling to the Temple with the Holy Family

Understanding the Presentation in the Temple like you never have before.

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When Hate Turns into Love

The conversion story of Saint Paul.

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Holy Lives of Inspiration

A mission from God that is as unique as our fingertips.

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Birthday of Venerable Patrick Peyton

All to honor the Rosary Priest.

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Feast of the Epiphany

Learning from the Holy Family what it means to completely trust in God.

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Novena in Thanksgiving for Venerable Patrick Peyton

Nine days of prayer for family unity.

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Oh Holy Night

Christmas Eve, the Rosary and what’s really important in life.

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The Joy Candle

Unveiling the significance of an Advent wreath's pink candle, the Joy Candle.

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The Miracle of Christmas: Abiding Faith in the Unseen World

The miracle of the unseen and unseeable world.

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The Best Part of Christmas is the First Six Letters!

Ease into this special season with a reflection on the First Week of Advent.

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Ending and Beginning the Liturgical Year without Regrets

Three tips to help you and your family thrive and survive this Advent season!

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Grace Before Meals

Some helpful tips to keep grace before meals an important part of family prayer.

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Six Simple Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

Gratitude isn't easy. It takes practice and effort, and that's especially important when it comes to our kids.

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Mercy Before Judgment

“Every time we draw a line between us and others, Jesus is always on the other side of it.” We're human, which means we often make harsh first judgments toward people. What can you and your family do to erase those lines?

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Family Rosary App

The Family Rosary App gently guides you and your family through the Mysteries of the Rosary wherever you are. Download it today to begin enhancing your family prayer.

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Daily Family Prayer App

We know you and your family are busy and it's often difficult to find the time to pray. The Daily Family Prayer App can help, as it provides a short reflection and prayer for your family to carry with you throughout the day.

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Want To Grow In Holiness As A Family

There is no right or wrong when it comes to praying with your family.

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Shrimp and Cabbage Stir-Fry

As you and your family journey through Lent, we offer a few recipes to help you abstain from meat. May the sacrifice of meatless meals, guide your family to grow in holiness together.

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